Story | Jul 11, 2014 | 10:43 AM
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Story | Jan 20, 2011 | 7:58 AMActress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint -- a former "Miss USA" and "Miss Connecticut" -- has journeyed from Hartford's North End to New York City and Hollywood. She has scored minor roles in "The Sopranos" and "The Departed" and has been the face representing several major commercial products. ... The Weaver High School graduate, who studied at UConn, is a guest Sunday on "The Stan Simpson Show.'' ... An outspoken Hartford activist, Toussaint is bullish about the capital city she still calls home.
Story | Jul 10, 2014 | 5:06 PM
BERLIN (Reuters) - Armed separatist groups and pro-Kiev forces have abducted, then beaten and tortured activists, protesters and journalists in eastern Ukraine in the last three months, Amnesty International said in a report published on Friday. No...
Story | Jul 10, 2014 | 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON Gay rights activists cheered when President Barack Obama announced that he'd sign a long-sought executive order prohibiting companies that do government work from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. But...
Story | Jul 10, 2014 | 9:16 AM
GENEVA (Reuters) - The top United Nations human rights official called on Saudi Arabia on Thursday to release activists she said had been arrested for peacefully demanding freedoms, halt the use of lashings and investigate their alleged ill-treatment....